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No, Joe Biden can’t give everyone Medicare for All with the Social Security Act

First thing’s first: I am a staunch, active supporter of Medicare for All. I’ve hectored my junior senator about it. I’ve sat down with my Congressional representative Rosa DeLauro’s health care staffer about it. I’ve knocked doors, and made phone calls, and stapled up posters around my neighborhood. Don’t misinterpret what I’m about to say as being critical of Medicare…

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CARD GAME: How to Play “Poop On the Pig’s Balls”

There are hundreds, may even thousands, of card games in existence. Everyone has their favorite: poker, blackjack, solitaire, Egyptian rat screw; take your pick. My favorite card game is called “Poop On the Pig’s Balls,” and I invented it three hours ago. Here’s how you play: What You Need One standard 52-card deck of playing cards. Number of Players 2–4…

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Pushing Chris Murphy on Medicare for All

On Sunday, December 15 I and several other members of Medicare for All Connecticut, a grassroots activist group of which I am a part, attended a town hall event hosted by Senator Chris Murphy in Guilford. After brief introductory remarks on the impeachment of the president, the ACA’s open enrollment deadline, and the anniversary of the Sandy Hook shooting, Murphy…

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In Which I was on WNPR

On June 28, YaleNews published this story by me: Alumnus’ writings offer a window to the Revolutionary War in Connecticut In a nutshell, I found the diary of a Yale undergrad from the 18th century, during the Revolutionary War, and a written reminiscence he composed many years later describing the period. A nice, topical story for the otherwise slow news…

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